Biotech-Careers Blogs

Blogs by Biotech-Careers members are below. To view additional blogs please visit the Community Blogs page.

getting the images was the hardest part
Submitted by Anonymous on Mon November 13, 2017.

A lot of our colleagues are interested in bioinformatics and data science. While it is clear that bioinformatics is important, even essential, in modern biology research, there is the question about the levels of programming and computer skills needed for different jobs. I'm not going to answer ... Read more

Submitted by Todd Smith on Tue October 17, 2017.

One of the themes of the recent @synbiobeta #sbbsf17 annual meeting (Oct 4,5 2017) was the impact of synthetic biology on making new things or making old things in new ways. From cement to food, synthetic biology is causing people to rethink the way things are made. One of the most interesting ... Read more

Submitted by Todd Smith on Wed October 11, 2017.

@synbiobeta concluded it’s #sbbsf17 annual meeting on synthetic biology Oct 5, 2017. The progress companies are making in harnessing biology as a platform for manufacturing and problem solving is world changing.

What is Synthetic Biology?

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Biotech word cloud
Submitted by Todd Smith on Sat September 30, 2017.

The biotechnology (biotech) industry is incredibly diverse. Recently, I wrote about the size of the biotech industry, which is, of course, related to how biotechnology is defined. As a strict definition, biotechnology is the use of biology to turn raw ... Read more

Submitted by Sandra Porter on Mon September 04, 2017.

The Food Safety Studio provides food manufacturers with new options for food safety testing and training. Read more

Submitted by Nikolas James on Wed August 23, 2017.

Geneticist Inc. is working in collaboration with Biotech Careers to give people new to the field of biotech an understanding of what it’s like to work at a biorepository. Geneticist is a biobank of human tissue samples ... Read more

Submitted by Todd Smith on Fri August 18, 2017.

A simple web search says biotech is really big. One estimate indicates that the industry will have $400 billion in sales in 2017 with growth to over $775 billion by 2024 [1]. Another report suggests there are over 77,000 employers [2]. That’s big, but is it real, and what you can do with this ... Read more

Submitted by Todd Smith on Tue March 07, 2017.

Go to a state page by clicking on a state in the below image. Read more

Submitted by Sean Maden on Tue November 24, 2015.

The requirements of "good communication skills" and "comfortable working in a multidisciplinary setting" on a biotech job listing are common, but what do these mean in practice? For work in biotech, there's often more than meets the eye in a job posting.

Biotechnology is an inherently ... Read more

Submitted by Sean Maden on Tue June 30, 2015.

Finding the best fit isn't an easy task.  Here are some tips for sorting out where you might want to work. Read more